A renewed commitment to economic self-sufficiency in Africa is the driving force behind the unprecedented production of six new cars made in Ghana, Nigeria, Uganda, and Kenya. While Africans, like people all over the world, buy cars in great numbers, the cars they owned were exclusively imported from outside of the continent, directing African dollars into foreign economies.
Now, astute African entrepreneurs are creating African-manufactured automobile options. From sleek and stylish to compact, rugged, and SUV’s, these automobiles are designed to be better suited to African environments and terrains. Click here to learn about an assortment of African manufactured vehicles, including the wind-and-solar-powered car made in Nigeria.